Liability in Negligence Sec B

The following topics form part of Section B of The Concept of Liability at AS.

Liability in negligence for physical injury to people and damage to property.

Duty of care: neighbour principle; Caparo three-part test.

Breach of duty: concept of the reasonable man; risk factors, including characteristics of the defendant and claimant, magnitude of risk, practicality of precautions, social utility of the risk.

Damage: factual causation and legal causation (remoteness of damage).

 

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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the AQA A/S A Level GCE Law course

Law Making and the Legal System

The Concept of Liability

Criminal Law (Offences against the Person) or Contract Law

Criminal Law (Offences against Property) or Tort, and Concepts of Law